Franco, Jean.

The decline and fall of the lettered city : Latin America in the Cold War / Jean Franco. - Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002. - viii, 341 p. ; 25 cm. - Convergences . - Convergences (Cambridge, Mass.) .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- I : Conflicting universals -- Killing them softly : the Cold War and culture ; Communist manifestos ; Liberated territories -- II : Peripheral fantasies -- Antistates ; Black angel of lost time ; Magic of alterity -- III : Cultural revolution -- Cultural revolutions : trouble in the city ; Seduction of margins ; Bodies in distress : narratives of globalization ; Obstinate memory : tainted history ; Inside the empire.

0674007522 (cloth) 9780674007529 (cloth) 0674008421 (paper) 9780674008427 (paper)

2001051659

GBA2-X7801 GBA2-48638


Latin American literature--History and criticism.--20th century
Literature and society--Latin America.


Latin America--Civilization--1948-

PQ7081 / .F637 2002

860.9/98/09045